Analysis of Content
a1r [Psalterium, Ps 1-150.]
p7v [Cantica.] See P‑495, nos 1-11, 15.
Imprint: Antwerp: Hendrik Eckert, van Homberch, . 8°.
Goff: Goff P‑1059;
Proctor: not in Pr;
Others: Campbell–Kronenberg 542d; HPT II 475; Inventaris, 403; Meyer-Baer p. 39; Nijhoff–Kronenberg 2424; not in Sheppard.
Copy number: P-517(1)
Wanting gathering r, here supplied in a contemporary manuscript hand in a gathering of 8 leaves. In the litanies, ‘Malachia', ‘Emunde', Willielme', and ‘Roberte' among the confessors; ‘Ursula cum sodalibus' among the virgins.
Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf, bound for the Bodleian Library, with marbled pastedowns.
Size: 142 × 105 × 20 mm.
Size of leaf: 137 × 93 mm.
Antiphons and interlinear corrections are added in the same contemporary hand, in brown ink. On the verso of the last folio of the added gathering are notes in a later hand.
On a1r a five-line initial ‘B' is supplied in blue with reserved white decoration on a square ground made of red and green pen-work decoration. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.
Provenance: Joseph Niesert (1766-1841), 1820; inscription on a1r: ‘Bibliothecae J. Niesert pastoris in Velen. 1816'; not identified in sale (1843). Purchased at Niesert's sale for £0. 7. 6: see Books Purchased (1843), 41.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 6.59.
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